Cat Skeleton

Make veggies more fun by arranging them into a shape or pattern, like this cat! This is a fun way to include the theme of Halloween without sugary treats.

Yield
8 child-size portions
Preparation Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
Common Allergens
none (depending on dip)
Equipment List
Cutting board
Knife
Tray or cutting board for presentation
Small bowl
Ingredients
1/2
cucumber, sliced
4
grape tomatoes
1/2
orange or red pepper, sliced
4-5
medium to large white mushrooms
6
small pieces of broccoli florets
2
celery sticks cut into 8 lengths
1-2
carrots cut into sticks—enough for 16 pieces, plus three coin slices for the face
1
small bowl of black bean dip
2-3
basil leaves for the ears and mouth
Instructions

cat skeleton!

  1. Following the image, cut and arrange veggies to make a cat skeleton.
  • Cucumbers: tail
  • Grape tomatoes: knees
  • Pepper slices: ribs
  • Mushrooms: spine
  • Broccoli: shoulders, hips and paws
  • Celery: legs 
  • Carrot sticks: claws

2. Pour dip into small bowl to form the head. Use carrot coins and basil leaves to form the features of the face and the ears.

 

Cat outside the Halloween moon.
Cat Skeleton